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Helwig Announced as New Voice of Muckdogs, New Cap Logo Revealed

Andy Helwig has been named as the new voice of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  Helwig is a Canisius College and Canisius High School graduate and will be interning this summer with the Muckdogs after spending last summer interning with the Buffalo Bisons (Triple-A, International League), where he hosted a postgame show on ESPN1520 AM.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, as promised by new GM Dave Chase in April, the Muckdogs have a new “B” logo cap.

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Batavia’s New GM Scrambles to Ramp Up for Season, Shocked by Condition of Dwyer

It has occurred to Dave Chase that when he agreed to become the new general manager of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A) after the New York-Penn League took over ownership of the venerable franchise, the situation at Dwyer Stadium is much worse than he anticipated.  Read more here.

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Muckdogs Hire Seasoned Leader to Run Team

41-year baseball-industry veteran Dave Chase has been named the new general manager of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League), and a press conference could be held as soon as Monday afternoon to announce his position.  Read more hereRead about the Dwyer Stadium lease transfer here.

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GCBC Issues Statement on Muckdogs

Genessee County Baseball Club (GCBC), the nonprofit that has owned the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League, issued a statement last week announcing that the franchise has been transferred to the league.  Read statement here. If the NYPL Muckdogs do not return to Dwyer Stadium in 2018, expect the summer collegiate PGCBL and NYCBL to be all over it.

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Red Wings Will Not Operate Muckdogs in 2018

The New York-Penn League has blocked a proposal for the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) to return to Batavia (NY) in 2018 as the operators of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League).  Read more here.

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Muckdogs Expect to be Back

Considering the time required for any relocation, it is expected the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) will be back at Dwyer Stadium for at least one more season.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Batavia’s Baseball Past, Future

Batavia Muckdogs LogoByron-Bergen varsity girls basketball coach Rick Krzewinski takes a look at the history of minor-league ball in Batavia (NY) and the prospects for a replacement team when the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) finally depart for more lucrative pastures.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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